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OfflineShagE
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    #692038 - 06/21/02 08:45 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

I have 2 cakes a piece in 5 gal buckets. There is 2in of perlite on bottom. The temp is 81 and the humidity is 51%. Ive been misting but no change in humidity maybe one to two degress but thats it. Any suggestions.


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Re: Question [Re: ShagE]
    #692043 - 06/21/02 08:50 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

Cover the buckets?

Do you have water in the perlite?


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Re: Question [Re: bassplayer74]
    #692086 - 06/21/02 09:19 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

about 1 inch of Water with the amount of perlite should suffice. If you already have that then you might want to try and seal your terrarium tighter.


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Re: Question [Re: rheidiohed121]
    #692355 - 06/21/02 11:49 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

The lid is on, now its reading 49%


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Re: Question [Re: ShagE]
    #692363 - 06/21/02 11:53 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

Your hygrometer is shit then.

If you have perlite and water in a bucket with a lid on it then your humidity will be near 100%.

Get a new gauge. Preferrably an analog hygrometer with a calibration screw.


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Re: Question [Re: ShagE]
    #692664 - 06/21/02 02:58 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

Do you normally have water condensation on the walls of the bucket without spraying?

My perlite wasn't working before, but now it is.. what I found made the difference was putting ridges and grooves on suface of the perlite so that it is more able to wick up the water.

Look on the faq for perlite humidification and follow the directions to the T.


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    #692747 - 06/21/02 04:00 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: Question [Re: Macey Howard]
    #694667 - 06/22/02 06:11 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

Its the Hydro one from Radio Shack i believe it was 29.99 its digital has inside out side temp, its white, has humid on the bottom. Yall have this one cause yall told me to go buy it. The lid is tight.


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Re: Question [Re: ShagE]
    #694683 - 06/22/02 06:17 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

You might want to allow the bucket to get some near direct sunlight in the day time. If the bucket is translucent, the sunlight will raise the rH. (according to my lawyer!)


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Re: Question [Re: GRTUD]
    #694831 - 06/22/02 07:17 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

ill try that tomm, any other sugestions would be helpful. Thanks for all the help[ you guys


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Re: Question [Re: ShagE]
    #694903 - 06/22/02 07:48 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

that's the one i use it reads 3-4 % too high try the salt test. Wet table salt in a baggie creates 75% humidity i think. i bet i got that messed up so do a search.


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Re: Question [Re: cujo7999]
    #695270 - 06/23/02 01:05 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

even if it reads 3% to high or 20% to low im only at 51% thats way below where i need to be it.


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Re: Question [Re: ShagE]
    #695594 - 06/23/02 05:32 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

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Re: Question [Re: ShagE]
    #695613 - 06/23/02 05:47 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

Lower the temperature to 74F, this will raise the humidity.

Also make sure there is a tight seal.
Perlite does not want to be too wet, make sure the surface is damp, but the perlite isn't puddled.


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Re: Question [Re: DreaMaTrix]
    #695628 - 06/23/02 06:09 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

k im gonna lower the temp
perlite isnt wet wet but damnp


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